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"Department of Spanish and Portuguese"

Hope D'Ambrosio Doyle
447 Anderson Hall

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Associate Professor of Spanish (Instructional Track)

Coordinator of Professional Track

Research Interests

Translation, bilingualism, language contact and change


Most Recent Publications

2009. Translation: The Political Economy of Argentina in the 20th Century, Roberto Cortes-Conde, Universidad de San Andres, Author. Herbert Klein, ed., Stanford U.  Cambridge U. Press. NY. 350 p.  (February 2009)

2004. "Pragmática, sociolingüística y pedagogía de los pronombres de tratamiento en lengua española" Estudios de lingüística aplicada. UNAM, México. Núm 39: 37-52.

2002. “Cultura en Contexto” in ¿Qué Tal?  6th Ed. McGraw-Hill, NY.

Currently working on a translation of a history of Cordoba during the Umayyad Caliphate.


Teaching Interests

Translation, Business Spanish, Phonetics, Syntax, Regional Varieties of Spanish, and History of Spanish and all levels of Spanish
language.  I am a translator and my research interests encompass the sociology of language, bilingualism and  translation.



Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Anderson Hall 4th Floor 1114 West Berks Street Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090
Phone: (215) 204-8285 Fax: (215) 204-3731